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As someone who has been in the school counseling industry for over 30 years (on both sides of the high school and college desk), it is my pleasure to serve you as President for the next two years and to introduce you to Nassau Counselors’ Association!
A decision to become a member of this long-standing membership organization (est. 1955) allows you access to the best practices of our counseling industry through high quality professional development. College Expos and NCA sponsored programs provide students information to help them become college and career ready. Your membership dues support well-deserved high school students and graduate students in counseling programs with a number of scholarships. … Read More
Picture it…a college gymnasium packed neatly but fully with over 200 colleges, universities and other post-secondary programs at the fingertips of students and families throughout the island and beyond. In the midst of the crowd of over 2,000 throughout the 3 hour event, counselors and other volunteers wander in search of any guests having questions or just needing a word of confidence that this seemingly overwhelming process is one that they will not endure alone. Guests leave with bags full of information and smiles as they realize that life after high school just may be possible.
This is an accurate description of the 2017 Nassau Counselors’ Association Fall Expo held on Sunday, September 17th. … Read More
March 23, 2020
Dear NCA Members,
During my first year as Nassau Counselors’ Association President we have seen a few “firsts” in our 38 year history as an organization, although it’s roots stem back to 1955. We had our “first” NCA Executive Board Retreat in August. We had our “first” Professional Development for Admissions Counselors with School Counselors. We will also be running out “first” ever Elementary School Counselor Workshop on April 6, either live and if not, virtually. Unfortunately, however, our “firsts” have now taken on a different twist with our “first” cancellation of the Spring College Fair at Hofstra due to the COVID 19 pandemic that is now sweeping the country. … Read More